BGP Routing Security is a one-day course covering different aspects of the security of BGP protocol. The participant will gain insight and a high-level understanding of the need for security in BGP, the main threats it faces and the main security measures that can be applied nowadays. Some future developments on the topic will also be covered. The course includes theory and hands-on exercises.
In order to attend this course you need a good knowledge of TCP/IP and IP routing, experience with routing protocols (IGPs but mostly BGP), and an understanding of the different BGP routing relationships (Peer, Provider, IXP peering, Customer).
You should attend this training course if you are using, or plan to use, BGP in your network and want to know more about the potential threats and the security solutions available to make your BGP routing more secure.
For this course, you should know about:
The Need for BGP Security
Is BGP Secure?
Analyse BGP Threats and Attacks
Vulnerabilities of the BGP Protocol
Causes of BGP Incidents
BGP Security Measures
Protection of BGP Sessions
Exercise: Securing BGP Sessions
Implementing Route Filtering
Exercise: Creating BGP Prefix Filters
Exercise: Filtering AS-Path and number of prefixes
Registering in the IRR System
Exercise: Creating Route(6) Objects
Exercise: Creating ROAs
Exercise: BGP Origin Validation with RPKI
Next Steps for BGP Routing Security